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Jefferson County,
Missouri
Est. 1818
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How Do I Appeal My Taxes?

 

Taxpayers who wish to appeal their taxes are encouraged to contact the

County Assessor's Office to come to an arrangement.

 

Click here for the Department of the County Assessor

 

For Real Estate, please call 636-797-5343

For Personal Property, please call 636-797-5466

 

If a resolution can not be agreed upon, then the taxpayer may fill out

the necessary forms to set up a hearing before the Board of Equalization.  

The taxpayer will be notified of the date and time of the hearing.

 

Any forms that are NOT properly completed or any form that is omitted

that is required to be submitted may cause that particular appeal to be

dismissed by the Board of Equalization.

 

Any person who wishes to distribute written testimony or evidence

on his appeal should prepare Five (5) copies of any documents.

One (1) copy for each member of the Board of Equalization,

One (1) copy for the Secretary of the Board, and

One (1) copy for the Assessor's Office.

 

 

After the taxpayer makes his presentation, the Board will make a decision and a

certified letter will be sent to the taxpayer usually within five (5) business days. 

If the taxpayer disagrees with the decision, he/she may then

appeal directly to the State Tax Commission

 

http://www.stc.mo.gov/

 

PO BOX 146

Jefferson City Mo 65102

573-751-1715

 

***UPDATED October 2015---Taxpayers are welcome to attend any Board meeting.  Any correspondence from the taxpayer to the Board MUST be done through the Secretary of the Board of Equalization.  It is inappropriate for any taxpayer to contact the members of the Board outside of an official Board meeting.